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The Police (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1995

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I Introductory

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II Police Powers

    1. 3.Application of 1989 Order to persons taken to police station from custodial establishments.

    2. 4.Entry to arrest a person unlawfully at large

    3. 5.Extension of powers to search persons' mouths

    4. 6.Police detention after charge

    5. 7.Power for police to arrest for failure to answer police bail

    6. 8.Samples: intimate and non-intimate, etc.

    7. 9.Fingerprinting

    8. 10.Powers of police to take intimate body samples

    9. 11.Powers of police to take non-intimate body samples

    10. 12.Fingerprints and samples: supplementary provisions

    11. 13.Retention of samples in certain cases

    12. Part III rep. by 1998 NI 32


    1. 16.Interpretation of Part IV

    2. 17.Preliminary handling of complaints by Chief Constable

    3. 18.Investigation of complaints against officers, other than senior officers

    4. 19.Investigation of complaints against senior officers

    5. 20.Reference of other matters to Commission

    6. 21.Supervision of investigations by Commission

    7. 22.Steps to be taken after investigation

    8. 23.Powers of Commission to direct reference of reports, etc. to Director of Public Prosecutions

    9. 24.Powers of Commission as to disciplinary proceedings

    10. 25.Information as to manner of dealing with complaints, etc.

    11. 26.Constabularies not maintained by Police Authority

    12. 27.Reports

    13. 28.Restriction on disclosure of information

    14. 29.Regulations

    15. 30.Admissibility of statement made for purposes of informal resolution of complaint

    16. 31.Guidelines concerning discipline, complaints, etc.

  5. PART V Supplementary

    1. Article 32—Amendments and repeals

      1. Schedule 1—Amendments

      1. Schedule 2—Repeals

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